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Wavelength (1983)

Two young lovers learn that a small group of child-like space aliens are marooned on Earth and are being held prisoner at a top secret military facility. The couple then decide to liberate ... See full summary »

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Bobby Sinclair
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Iris Longacre
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Cal Bowman ...
Gen. Milton Ward
James Hess ...
Col. James MacGruder
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Capt. Hinsdale
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Dr. Vernon Cottrell
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Dr. Benjamin Stern (as Bob McLean)
Eric Heath ...
Dr. Sidey
Robert Glaudini ...
Dr. Wolf
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Dr. Savianno (as George O. Petrie)
George Skaff ...
Gen. Hunt
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Dov Young ...
Gamma
Josh Oreck ...
Beta (as Joshua Oreck)
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Two young lovers learn that a small group of child-like space aliens are marooned on Earth and are being held prisoner at a top secret military facility. The couple then decide to liberate the extraterrestrial castaways and help them make a rendezvous with a rescue ship sent from the alien home planet. Written by Patrick D. Rockwell <prockwell@thegrid.net>

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Two weeks ago they landed on Earth. Today beneath a major American city the experiments begin. See more »


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16 September 1983 (USA)  »

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Das Ende der Angst  »

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Project Camelot whistleblower 'Henry Deacon' (pseudonym) has stated on record that a considerable portion of the film's storyline was based on actual events that he had personally witnessed or knew about. When Project Camelot co-founder Kerry Cassidy phoned director and scriptwriter Mike Gray to ask him about this, Gray replied that he every now and then he had received phone calls from people asking him "how come he knew all this had happened". Mike Gray told Kerry Cassidy that he had come up with the storyline when driving one day down the Pacific Coast Highway, on his own, with no influence or suggestion from anyone else. See more »

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Approximate 23:30 wen the Air Force Officer is explaining how the main characters entered the facility, Boom Mic is visible on the upper left corner of the scene. See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Ever Dawn
Performed by Robert Carradine
Written by Robert Carradine
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"There's a plant in the window...plants have to be watered!"
4 April 2001 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Robert Carradine is a hack L.A. musician who lives near an abandoned Air Force Base, Cherie Currie is his semi-psychic girlfriend who hears a strange, high-pitched sound coming from within. That's the set-up for a slow yet engrossing science-fiction story which is by turns credible and yet too mechanical. The middle portion of the film sags with the weight of far too much technical jargon and yammering from government yahoos. Once things get back to Carradine and Currie, the movie recovers for an emotional conclusion. This is the best role Currie's had since 1980's "Foxes" and Carradine is an easy, giving actor who never mugs or hams. Keenan Wynn is also good in support, and the desert locales for the ending are well-captured. A minor offering from New World Pictures, though a highly competent one. **1/2 from ****


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